Banksy art destroyed, replaced with doorway


Three works by Banksy, believed to be Melbourne’s largest group of stencils by the renowned British street artist, have been drilled out of the wall in the famous ACDC lane. The murals apparently suffered due to construction workers’ ignorance. Banksy’s rats on the walls of the laneway were painted in 2003. Construction workers, who apparently had no idea the murals had been created by one of the world’s most recognized artists, whose works are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, apparently took the wall with the stencils down while installing a doorway… Read more, watch video

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